Thursday, August 07, 2003 Maritime News

Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners Re-Elect President

Aug 07, 2003

Nicholas Tonsich and Elwood Lui were reelected as president and vice president, respectively, of the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners during the annual

MARAD Publishes Notice on Small Passenger Vessel Waiver Program

Aug 07, 2003

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has published a notice in the Federal Register inviting public comments on two separate waiver applications under MARAD's Small Passenger Vessel Waiver Program.

Celebrity Files $300M Suit Against Rolls Royce, Alstom Power Conversion

Aug 07, 2003

Celebrity Cruises filed a $300 million lawsuit today against Rolls Royce and Alstom Power Conversion, co-producers of a ship pod- propulsion system, to recover

Transocean Deepwater Drillship Gets 3-Year Contract

Aug 07, 2003

Transocean Inc. has announced that the deepwater drillship Discoverer Seven Seas has been awarded a three-year contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.

Secretary Ridge Presents Bronze Star to Coast Guardsman

Aug 07, 2003

Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge honored Lt. Christopher Barrows at a ceremony on August 6 for his actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom. "Lt. Barrows

Senesco Wins NY Ferry Terminal Contract

Aug 07, 2003

While building 80,000-barrell, double-hulled liquid fuel barges, Senesco Marine is also working on a piece of a major construction project in New York City.

FCC Revises Maritime Communications Rules

Aug 07, 2003

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has consolidated, revised, and streamlined its rules governing maritime communications. These changes are intended

HOS Innovator Vessel Crew Completes 200,000 Man Hours

Aug 07, 2003

Sonsub’s HOS Innovator vessel crew recently completed 200,000 man-hours with no Lost Time Incidents (LTIs). Since it began working for Sonsub in 2001, the vessel

NAMS to Feature Safety, Security Topics

Aug 07, 2003

Marine surveyors and related professionals serving yacht and small craft, hull and machinery, and cargo industries will gather September 28-30 in Vancouver, BC,

Conrad Reports 2Q Results

Aug 07, 2003

Conrad Industries reported a net loss of $726,000 and loss per diluted share of $0.10 for the three months ended June 30, 2003 compared to net income of $300,

Volvo Penta Delivers Auxiliary Engine and Emergency Genset

Aug 07, 2003

The new ship, M/S G.O. Sars, which was named after a famous Norwegian zoologist, is advanced, including such features as extreme silent operation, fully comparable in class to military submarines.

Horizon’s Raymond Urges Industry to Ensure Security From the Beginning

Aug 07, 2003

Chuck Raymond, President, Chairman and CEO of Horizon Lines insists container security couldn¹t become a reality unless there is "a coordination of all parties participating in cargo movement.

New SWATH Design Boasts Flexibility, Efficiency

Aug 07, 2003

Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA), a leading naval architecture and engineering firm, recently completed the design development of a new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area,

News: Admiral Loy, Grace Allen Receive Silver Bell Honors

Aug 07, 2003

Some of the industry's biggest players and supporters were present to honor Admiral James Loy and Grace Allen at the 26th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner on June 17 at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.

Directory: Marine Materials

Aug 07, 2003

AquaMarine Engineering Company P.O. Box 83495 San Diego, CA 92138 Tel: (619) 498-3899 E-mail: Aquamarine Engineering supplies titanium heat exchangers,

Feature: Independence Day

Aug 07, 2003

What do you get when you spend 19 hours at a Fourth of July party onboard a tugboat in NY harbor? A sunburn, welts from hurled bagels, about 12,000 calories and some incredibly good memories,

News: Skipperliner Builds New Production Facility

Aug 07, 2003

SkipperLiner is one of the most famous names in commercial and pleasure boating. Over 1,000 vessels have been built at their facility in Lacrosse, Wisc. This

Feature: Dutch Treat

Aug 07, 2003

By Larry Pearson For many years Houma Fabricators, Houma, La. built passenger boats, offshore boats and other steel hulled vessels much like a dozen other shipyards in the Gulf south.

Feature: No More Boat Trucking for Island Boats

Aug 07, 2003

By Larry Pearson While the market news from the passenger vessel industry has been anything but bright, a few shipyards are building new facilities to better serve their customer base.

Feature: Real Repair

Aug 07, 2003

By Larry Pearson It is no secret that the overwhelming number of marine repair jobs at the nation's shipyards involves regulatory inspections. For example, the 150-ft.


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